October 21, 2011

Re: editors and editing

This week's brief collection of amusing, entertaining, and/or horrifying news and ideas from the Internet:

  • Finally, remember a few years ago, when independent writer/publishers were asking each other online, "Should I be worried about piracy?"—that is, readers stealing copies of e-book files and/or giving copies to their friends? The consensus was not to bother worrying: It was gonna happen anyway, and in the end, word of mouth would trump financial losses. Now there's a new horror story: What if someone plagiarizes your story or novel, repackages it under his own name, and is selling it on Amazon and Smashwords(Thanks to @victoriastrauss.)

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